The Unexpected Bunker RUST Base Design (2018)

The Unexpected, Strong Bunker Base Design

The Unexpected Bunker base design, brought to you by xRaw, back again with another strong RUST base design.

This rust base design contains features such as a hard to raid tool cupboard, compact item placements, a bunker base format with a deceptive and practical double metal roof stability entrance, lots of storage, and anti-raid mechanics. This RUST base will cost more than 150 satchels to raid directly to the tool cupboard and well over 200-400 satchels if players don’t know where the tool cupboard is.

It’s quite strong for its cost and can be used for solos, duos, trios or small groups. It can be expanded to include more honeycomb if desired. RUST base designs need to ensure that they are strong and with this rust base building tutorial, xRaw will walk through some advanced RUST base building tips and tricks.

The Unexpected bunker base design is a “Bunker Base” build, meaning it’s built in such a way that a section of the base is unreachable unless players spawn in the sleeping bag placed inside of it or blow through the wall at an extremely high cost. These bases are quite strong as the bunker section can often go unnoticed by raiders. It’s very deceptive. This RUST base design is also a “starter to main” build, meaning it’s built in stages and is expandable. Players can live out of the starter and expand the base in stages as the resources to do so become available.

Building Cost

  • Metal Fragments: 9,700
  • Wood: 6,000
  • Stone: 21,750

Upkeep Cost:

  • Metal Fragments: 3,000
  • Wood: 80
  • Stone: 4,000

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Video Transcript

Hey guys and welcome back to another video.


In today’s video we’re going to be building a RUST base design called the Unexpected Bunker base, built from the template of my Practical Starter base.


Jumping into the base here we have a garage door to open the area up as well as four drop boxes and two furnaces.


Jumping up on the furnace here takes us up to the shooting floor which has two windows, two shooting slits for base defense.


Coming into this single door here is where the bunker methods works. Two sheet roofs block two doorways into the base, increasing raid cost.


F1 kill and spawn in a bag inside your base to destroy this twig floor and this will remove both of the roofs so you can enter and exit as normal.


In this room here we have four large boxes and three shotgun traps. You can fit another four small boxes into each of these loot rooms if you like.


Coming through this single door here takes you to the top floor of your base. There’s nine large boxes, three shotgun traps, and five furnaces. As well as some sleeping bags.


Jumping down here takes you to the bottom floor of your base, has your work bench, research bench, tool cupboard which is extremely hard to raid, as well as 14 large boxes and 3 furnaces.


Coming through the single door here is the same as the floor above. There’s four large boxes on each side and you can fit another four small boxes.


To seal up the bunker, place a twig floor here and upgrade them both to sheet metal to significantly increase the raid cost of this base.


Now that’s everything for the video today. If you really did enjoy please leave a like, it really helps out. If you fancy seeing more videos like this, don’t forget to hit the bell to receive notifications of all my videos.


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About Digital Ghost

Dg is the founder and co-owner of Corrosion Hour, a niche gaming community established in 2016 focusing on the survival game RUST. He is an active and contributing member of numerous other RUST communities. As a community leader and server owner for over 15 years, he spends much of his time researching and writing guides about survival games, covering topics such as server administration, game mechanics, and community growth.

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